Kilmac Ltd were contracted to carry out the Ground works for a new Primary School.
The works were carried out within the grounds of the existing Muirfield Primary School and were carried out in 2 main phases, in order to keep the school operational. The working area in each phase was very tight with limited access and storage areas.
The Ground works consisted of the following;
Enabling works for site compound, haul roads, crane pads, scaffold platforms and access paths.
22465m2 of site clearance including tree felling and removal
3460m3 of topsoil strip, including storing topsoil off site for re-use during the phasing
7860m3 of bulk excavation, including re-using 1595m3 of material on-site to create new levels and compacted and removal of surplus off site
4000m3 of imported suitable material, brought to site to create new levels and compacted to required specification
Substructure & Foundations
Reinforced concrete pad and strip foundations including 930m3 of excavation and 430m3 of reinforced concrete and 140m3 of Trenchfill.
In-situ cast retaining wall at low corner of building
In-situ cast Lift Pit
Preparation of 2230m2 of Floor Slab, including 200mm (446m3) of type 1 and sand/whin dust blinding.
Energy Centre substructure foundations, pre-cast ground beams and floor slab
Foul Water Drainage
Surface Water Drainage
180m3 of underground attenuation with controlled outlet manhole
1145m of Kerbing (Road and Edging)
450m2 of permeable paving to car park spaces, plus 110m3 of deepened sub-base
1640m3 of imported 6F2 below Hardstandings
930m3 of imported Type 1 below Hardstandings
Preparation to formation of 1675m2 of tarred access roads
Preparation to formation of 3925m2 of tarred playground
410m2 of feature paving (marshalls trafica) for footpaths
215m2 of reinforced concrete slabs for sprinkler tank and bin store
Signage and street furniture
2305m3 of topsoiling utilising topsoil from site to grass and shrub planting areas
565m3 of topsoiling to new football pitch utilising topsoil from site, previously stored off-site
53 Nr Tree Pits, including excavation, disposal, drainage, compost and topsoil
Track, duct work and duct chambers for Electricity, Water Mains, Fire Mains, Gas, BT, CCTV & Site Lighting